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MMGMA 2016 Winter Conference: Sponsor Information
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Sponsorship Opportunity

Managing the Current

Sponsorship Categories:

In addition to the benefits listed below, each 2016 Winter Conference Sponsor will receive:

  • Name recognition in the on-site brochure
  • Name Recognition in scrolling slideshow in the main hall
  • Verbal recognition from the podium
  • Preferential booth placement (if exhibiting)

Tuesday Evening Sponsorships

Opening Reception: Tuesday, March 1

Appetizer Sponsor – $1,100
(1 available)

  • Provide product showcase table/display with current company products (company provided)
  • Promotional banner displayed prominently in reception area (company provided)
  • Banner must be a stand-up banner or a company sign that can be placed on an easel. MMGMA will be unable to hang banners
  • Place promotional literature (1-2 8 x 11 or smaller pieces maximum) on each table (company provided)
  • Acknowledgement of sponsorship with logo on table tents
  • Acknowledgement sign with logo at Appetizer station

Beverage Sponsor – $1,100
(1 available)

  • Provide product showcase table/display with current company products (company provided)
  • Promotional banner displayed prominently by beverage station/bar in reception area (company provided)
  • Banner must be a stand-up banner or a company sign that can be placed on an easel. MMGMA will be unable to hang banners.
  • Place promotional literature (1-2 8 x 11 or smaller pieces maximum) on each table (company provided)
  • Acknowledgement of sponsorship with logo on table tents
  • Acknowledgement sign with logo at Beverage station

Door Prize Sponsor – $250
(plus provide a $100 value gift card)

  • Draw and present prize
  • Acknowledgement of sponsorship with logo on table tents at reception
  • Acknowledgement sign with logo at entrance of event
  • Gift card should be a minimum of $100 value, and adult appropriate (i.e. Target, Visa, Best Buy, ect.)

Session Sponsorships

Education Session – $150

  • Acknowledgement sign with logo at pre-conference session
  • Company advertisement in the conference

Daytime Food Sponsorships

Tuesday Breakfast Sponsor – $1,000

  • Logo on the food station's table tents in the resource center
  • Sign with logo at entrance of event

Wednesday Breakfast Sponsor – $1,000

  • Logo on the food station's table tents in the resource center
  • Sign with logo at entrance of event

Tuesday Lunch Sponsor – $1,000

  • Provide 3 buffet table centerpieces or large logo sign to showcase company name (company provided)
  • Promotional banner displayed prominently at lunch (company provided)
    Banner must be a stand-up banner or a company sign that can be placed on an easel. MMGMA will be unable to hang banners.
  • Acknowledgement of sponsorship with logo on table tents
  • Acknowledgement sign with logo at lunch

Wednesday Lunch Sponsor – $1,000

  • Provide 3 buffet table centerpieces or large logo sign to showcase company name (company provided)
  • Promotional banner displayed prominently at lunch (company provided)
    Banner must be a stand-up banner or a company sign that can be placed on an easel. MMGMA will be unable to hang banners.
  • Acknowledgement of sponsorship with logo on table tents
  • Acknowledgement sign with logo at lunch

Tuesday Break Sponsor – $500

  • Acknowledgement of sponsorship with logo on food stations table tents in the resource center
  • Acknowledgement sign with logo at entrance of event

Wednesday Break Sponsor – $500

  • Acknowledgement of sponsorship with logo on food stations table tents in the resource center
  • Acknowledgement sign with logo at entrance of event

Session Sponsorships

President’s Address – $500

  • Promotional banner displayed prominently at the session (company provided)
    Banner must be a stand-up banner or a company sign that can be placed on an easel. MMGMA will be unable to hang banners
  • Company representative may give a 1-2 minute introduction to your company
  • Introduction of MMGMA President
  • Acknowledgement of sponsorship with logo on table tents
  • Acknowledgement sign with logo at entrance of event

Keynote Address – $500
(2 available)

  • Promotional banner displayed prominently at the session (company provided)
    Banner must be a stand-up banner or a company sign that can be placed on an easel. MMGMA will be unable to hang banners.
  • Company representative may give 1-2 minute introduction to your company
  • Introduction of Keynote Address
  • Place promotional literature (1- 8 x 11 or smaller pieces maximum) on each table (company provided)
  • Acknowledgement of sponsorship with logo on table tents
  • Acknowledgement sign with logo at entrance of event
  • Provide a Mystery Prize (may utilize secret placement of envelope, sticker, special colored flyer or numbered drawing, ect. for quick prize drawing at end of speaker, simple creativity is encouraged)

Plenary Sessions – $250
(4 available)
(Platinum sponsors get choice of complimentary Break Out or Round Table)

  • Promotional banner displayed prominently at the session (company provided)
    Banner must be a stand-up banner or a company sign that can be placed on an easel.
    MMGMA will be unable to hang banners
  • Company representative may give a 1-2 minute introduction to your company
  • Introduction of speaker
  • Place promotional literature (1- 8 x 11 or smaller pieces maximum) on each table (company provided)
  • Acknowledgement of sponsorship with logo on table tents
  • Acknowledgement sign with logo at entrance of event
  • Can assist at conference registration table for 1 hour during the conference with acknowledgement sign displayed

Legislative Update – $500

  • Promotional banner displayed prominently at the lunch (company provided)
    Banner must be a stand-up banner or a company sign that can be placed on an easel. MMGMA will be unable to hang banners.
  • Company representative may give 1-2 minute introduction to your company.
  • Introduction of MMGMA Legislative Session
  • Place promotional literature (1- 8 x 11 or smaller pieces maximum) on each table (company provided)
  • Acknowledgement of sponsorship with logo on table tents
  • Acknowledgement sign with logo at entrance of event

Conference Items

Signage – In Kind

  • Logo recognition on each printed sign
  • Acknowledgement sign with logo at conference
  • Company provided

Conference Program – In Kind

  • Acknowledgement sign with logo at conference
  • Company advertisement in the conference program
  • Company provided

Professional Development Raffle - In Kind

  • Acknowledgement sign with logo at conference
  • Draw and present prize at prize drawing session on Wednesday afternoon
  • Company provided

Tote Bags – In Kind

  • Acknowledgement sign with logo at conference
  • Logos on conference bags
  • Company provided

Parking Sponsor – $3,000
(1 available)

  • Company logo on daily parking pass
    (Note: Attendees must print 1 pass per
    day for parking)
  • Company Logo item in every car
  • Acknowledgement sign with logo at conference

Mobile App Sponsor – $2,000
(1 available)

  • Exclusive sponsor of the conference mobile app (including logo recognition in pre-conference marketing)
  • Banner ad in the conference mobile app that will link directly to your website

Cyber Café – $650

  • Acknowledgement sign with logo at conference
  • Acknowledgement of sponsorship with logo on table tents
  • Responsible for providing all computer equipment and hook-ups. Telephone lines, hardline internet, electricity and audio/visual equipment are available through Saint Paul RiverCentre and need to be ordered in advance
  • 1 free conference registration

Name Badge – $1,000

  • Acknowledgement sign with logo at conference
  • Logo on name badges
  • 1 free conference registration

Lanyard – $1,000

  • Acknowledgement sign with logo at conference
  • Logo on lanyards
  • 1 free conference registration

Exhibitor Game – $500

  • Draw and present prize at Prize drawing session on Wednesday afternoon
  • Company name and logo listed on game card
  • Acknowledgement sign with logo a entrance of event

Sponsorship Terms

Eligibility: You must be an MMGMA Affiliate Member to sponsor a winter activity. To become an Affiliate Member, please click here.

Terms: Acceptance of a sponsor application by MMGMA constitutes a contract. Sponsor benefits begin upon receipt of payment.

Deadlines: Applications and payment are due February 3, 2016 in order to take full advantage of all available benefits.

Logo visibility:Depending on your sponsor package selection, your organization’s logo may be used in conference materials. In order to take advantage of all logo visibility opportunities, you must provide your organization’s logo to the MMGMA office by February 3, 2016 in one of the following formats:

  • vector-based file compatible with Adobe Illustrator CC (.ai or .eps)
  • high-resolution PDF
  • If your organization does not have its logo in at least one of these formats, contact the MMGMA office for alternatives.

You may send you logo by e-mail, please note that our e-mail system file size limit is 7 MB. If your logo file is larger than 7 MB, please contact the MMGMA office for alternative methods of transmission.

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